Publishing network or custom information

In addition to user and group information, adnisd can publish network information or make custom information available to NIS clients. For example, you can import information from standard NIS maps such as automount, netgroup, and automaster, if these maps exist in your environment. Importing network information or creating custom maps, however, requires you to have the NIS Extensions.

Note:   NIS Extensions are installed by default when you run the setup program. If you did not select this option, rerun the setup program and select NIS Extensions from the list of Access Manager Administration components.

If you have the NIS Extensions installed, you should see the NIS Maps node under each zone. For example, if you are using hierarchical zones, you can see NIS Maps under the UNIX Data node for the parent or child zone you select: